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Audinate updates Dante™ Controller

Portland, OR October 22, 2012- Audinate, the inventors of the award winning, patented, digital media networking solution Dante, are pleased to announce that Dante Controller v3.2.9.2 has been released for both Windows and Mac. This update now supports Yamaha HA Remote mode toggling for supported devices and also supports Mac OS X 10.8 for Mac.

Audinate’s patented Dante solution is media networking perfected. Dante provides high performance digital media networking over both 100Mbps and 1Gigbit Ethernet. Dante provides low latency, sample-accurate playback synchronization, high channel counts and is plug and play. Based on IP standards, Dante meets the quality and performance requirements of professional live sound, AV installations and broadcast plus recording systems. Dante has been licensed by over 60 OEMs customers across the AV industry

Mary Cudmore, Director of Product Delivery, said “Support for HA Remote in the latest version of Dante Controller, together with the latest release of Dante-MY16-AUD firmware, means that the head amps in Yamaha Rio3224-D and Rio1608-D I/O rack units can be remotely controlled from such equipment as M7CL or LS9 digital mixing consoles”.

Dante Controller v3.2.9.2 can be downloaded by clicking here

About Audinate
Audinate revolutionizes the way that AV systems are connected, by transporting high-quality media over standard IT networks. Audinate’s patented Dante media networking platform has been adopted by over 60 OEM manufacturers in the professional audio/visual industry. Dante is used extensively for live performance events, commercial installation, broadcast, recording and production, and communications systems. Audinate is a Promoter Member of the AVnu Alliance™. Audinate offices are located in US, United Kingdom and Australia. Visit www.audinate.com for the latest news and information on the company. Dante is Digital Media Networking Perfected.

Dante is a trademark of Audinate Pty Ltd. Audinate is a registered trademark of Audinate Pty Ltd.

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Live from Daryl’s House to Yours with StudioLive

New York State, October 2012…  It’s not easy scoring a hit in today’s busy media landscape. But that’s exactly what singer-songwriter Daryl Hall has done with Live from Daryl’s House, the Webcast-turned-syndicated-TV-show on the Palladia Channel. The show, which Hall started back in 2007, has drawn critical acclaim for its eclectic mix of musical guests and genres; its unscripted, real-life moments; and its powerful, raw musical performances.

Taped at Hall’s house in rural upstate New York, the show has become a favorite among musicians and fans. There’s plenty of shop talk, working out riffs, and even a dinner break as guests hang out in the converted barn that hosts the sessions.

As Hall’s long-time engineer Peter Moshay explains, the show’s authenticity is part of the appeal – there’s nothing contrived about it. “This is really Daryl’shome,” he explains. “We come in and build the set for every show and tear it down afterward.”

Moshay mixes the show live on a PreSonus StudioLive™ 24.4.2 digital console. “Most of what I’m doing during the taping is dealing with monitor mixes,” he says. “Since the StudioLive gives me ten monitor sends, everybody gets their own monitor mix.”

As Moshay observes, the space is pretty cozy. “The room looks a lot bigger on TV than it really is,” he says. “It’s actually pretty cramped. There’s nowhere to really sit down, and once the room is filled with musicians and production people, there’s barely room to walk.”

The StudioLive is set up in an adjacent room but Moshay spends most of his time away from the desk. “I use StudioLive Remote for iPad® to get in position to hear everyone’s wedges.” Each musician also uses QMix™, enabling them to control their own mix. “It took about five minutes for the guys to figure out how to use it, and then everyone was like, ‘don’t ever change this!’ Once we started using the wireless control, there was just no way to ever go back.”

The musicians’ ability to control their monitors is great for the creative flow as well, Moshay explains. “They’re usually working out the arrangements on the fly, and being able to hear each other and communicate is huge. There’s no more shouting across the room.”

Audio is recorded live to multitrack, taking the output of the StudioLive into Alesis HD24XR hard-disk recorders. “It’s old technology but it’s what we started with five years ago,” Moshay explains. “There wasn’t room to set up a computer, and there still isn’t, so I export the tracks to a computer for editing.”

With no acoustic treatment to speak of, and a peaked ceiling that ranges from 15 to 21 feet high, there’s very little in the way of separation. “Everything in the room is wide open, and there’s no way to really duck any of the mics, because it changes the sound,” he explains. “So when I go to mix the recordings, there’s plenty of leakage across the tracks.”

And that, says Moshay, is a big part of the show’s appeal. “It’s kind of a musician’s show. A lot of musicians are familiar with the show’s sound. It sounds real, like you’re live in the room, and that’s what people like. So I do everything I can to tame the levels, but I keep all that leakage in the mix. I want people to feel like they are there in the room with us.”

The StudioLive’s Class A XMAX™ preamps are a solid part of that sound. “Because we have such a wide range of guests, every show is different,” says Moshay. “Some shows they’ll come out rocking pretty hard, other shows we’ll have lower dynamics and more ballads. The StudioLive’s sound is clean and uncolored. It can go from one extreme to the other, and it sounds great no matter what we’re doing with it.”

Watch this video by Peter Moshay about how he uses the StudioLive 24.4.2 for Live from Daryl’s House.

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Founded in 1995, PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc., is a leading designer and manufacturer of audio-recording software, hardware, and related accessories. PreSonus software, microphone preamps, signal processors, digital audio interfaces, mixers, control surfaces and other products are used worldwide for recording, sound reinforcement, broadcast, sound design, and Internet audio.

Fairlight Introduces QUANTUM

Sydney, Australia: AES 2012 will see the debut of Fairlight QUANTUM, the latest addition to the company’s award winning, high-end Audio Post Production range. QUANTUM is a complete audio post production system combining the power of Fairlight’s hardware and software, recording, editing, mixing, plug-ins, MIDI and video with a fully integrated, 12 or 24 fader console perfectly suitable for film, video and music studio and post production facilities.

QUANTUM offers pure control through the fast and ergonomic operation of its tactile control surface with faders, switches, knobs and jogger wheel, augmented with touch screen and mouse based functions. QUANTUM’s motorised faders combine with a dual row of rotary encoders to provide touch-triggered automation of all mixing parameters. Within easy reach, the system touch screens complement the physical controls with multiple switching options and project navigation. QUANTUM includes an embedded Edit controller utilizing Fairlight’s unique Picture Keys. These instantly adapt their appearance and function for easy navigation with fewer keystrokes. The control surface literally reinvents itself for each task you undertake, presenting the commands you need at the right time.

Fairlight’s new iCan technology, with drag-and-drop Layout Editor, allows audio engineers to design their own button layouts for specialised functions. Also available are flexible mounting systems to attach speakers and screens from the rear of the console.
QUANTUM delivers pure efficiency with cutting-edge affordability for a mid-size console. Editing, SD/HD integrated video, mixing, plug-ins, file transfer, recording are integrated all in one system. As part of the Fairlight range it is fully file format compatible with all Fairlight products, and provides seamless workflows for virtually all SD and HD file formats. The powerful CC-1 Media engine supports up to 192 disk recorder tracks, 230 mixing channels and 2 HD video tracks for 3D work. Included is support for up to 256 inputs and outputs, built-in EQ and dynamics for every channel, access to VST plug-ins and instruments, and mixing to multiple bus destinations up to 7.1 wide. The QUANTUM audio post production system interfaces to popular server architectures and its compatibility with professional video file formats make it the natural choice for post-production in a busy multi-purpose facility.

Stop by Booth 543 at AES in San Francisco, October 27-29, 2012 to experience the new Fairlight QUANTUM.

About Fairlight:
Fairlight is a Sydney-Australia based leading manufacturer of professional video and audio recording, editing and mixing systems offering desktop, console and mouse based environments. Fairlight is at the forefront of Audio IP, having received numerous Scientific and Technical Academy Awards. Pioneering 3D sound development and customized control surfaces acknowledged by industry leaders as being the fastest and most ergonomic available. www.fairlight.com.au

FairlightUS is headquartered in New Jersey USA and is the exclusive distributor for Fairlight products in the North American market. www.fairlightus.com

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From Start to Finish: Virginia Tech Swimming and Diving Facility Uses Vaddio Cameras

In 2010 the Virginia Tech swimming and diving teams moved their home to the Christiansburg Aquatic Center after decades at the pool inside War Memorial Gym on Virginia Tech campus. Built in cooperation with the town of Christiansburg and Virginia Tech, the 64,000 square-foot facility features a full-size, 50-meter Olympic-style pool – double the length of the pool at their previous location. The facility also features two 1-meter springboards, two 3-meter springboards and a diving tower with 5-, 7.5- and 10-meter platforms. The venue can seat up to 1,000 spectators that can watch the swim meets on the massive scoreboard and video board adjacent to the diving boards and platforms.

In the winter of 2012, the facility drew conference-wide recognition by serving as the hosts for the ACC Championships. “We wanted to make sure we were capable of streaming live SD video to the cable networks, showing live HD video on our video board and still be able to make DVD copies for our participants,” explained Kevin Hicks, Director of Broadcasting and Visual Media at Virginia Tech.

After bringing in Jim Hogan of IES Commercial, Inc. – and a year of convincing, planning and designing – they installed an HD/SD Vaddio camera system. “Originally they wanted to put in a broadcast cable system for TV coverage,” says Hogan. “When it came down to it they thought, ‘Why put in all this expensive broadcast equipment when it might only be used once in a while – and they wanted the ability to do streaming with multiple cameras. We suggested the Vaddio systems.”

Four WallVIEW HD-19 cameras and a WallVIEW 100 camera are placed throughout the pool area. The original locations of the HD-19 cameras had to be altered in order to capture the height of both the low and high diving boards. One HD-19 is placed about 20 feet above the stands on the second level of the pool deck. Another camera is placed below the pool deck for shooting straight at the swimmers as they swim toward the camera, while an additional two HD-19 cameras capture both the stands and the diving platforms. The standard definition WallVIEW 100 sits about 20 feet above the pool deck for capturing the scoreboard showing swim meet results.
“There was concern about how the cameras would react to the moisture, as the swimming pool is a closed room,” stated Hogan. “We originally priced it with environmental closures, but due to budgetary constraints and having to run electricity, we ended up not doing so. But it ended up not being an issue at all. Even though the cameras are around an indoor swimming facility, its pretty dry, so the Vaddio cameras ended up working well in the conditions.”

The cameras are controlled by a ProductionVIEW HD MV camera control switcher/mixer with a built-in multiviewer. The system works really smoothly explains Hicks. “We were able to easily bring in and mix both the standard definition and high definition outputs from the different cameras. Streaming the video in SD and displaying the HD video on the video board was really big for us.”
Hicks is streaming with Windows Media Encoder and a deal with CBS Sports Interactive hosts the videos online.
“We’ve been very happy with the final products. What was kind of neat about it was the fact that Kevin wasn’t really interested in Vaddio, being a broadcast guy. He kept making these other suggestions and I said, ‘Come on man, give it a chance and check it out – and he is so happy and tickled to death with the way it works.”

About Vaddio

Vaddio is the premiere global manufacturer of PTZ cameras, specialty camera control systems and professional USB peripherals used in the audiovisual, videoconference and broadcast marketplaces. Based in Minneapolis, Minn., Vaddio stands behind manufacturing innovative, quality technology your customers demand. You want cost-effective equipment that’s easy to install and reliable to operate. Vaddio serves integrators and operators alike – with broadcast-quality PTZ cameras and control systems that deliver the performance you need with the convenience you demand. More information can be found at vaddio.com or by phone at (800) 572.2011.

About IES

Built on a handful of the best – and safest – contracting companies in the country, IES came together to create a national electrical, AV integration and communications service provider. With more than 600 active projects and more than 2,400 dedicated professionals, IES has designed, installed and serviced everything from large-scale data centers to smaller solutions in the commercial, industrial, residential and educational marketplaces. The idea behind IES has always been to power progress. More information can be found at www.ies-co.com.

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OSD Audio Introduces A Revolutionary Line of IR Repeater Products

Brea, Calif., OSD Audio, a Southern California-based manufacturer of whole-house audio products, has added an innovative line of IR Repeater Systems that revolutionizes conventional IR technology. A first for the industry and a true technological breakthrough, the IRP Repeater Kits allow users to add IR control of A/V equipment, CATV, IPTV, CCTV, DVR Set Top Boxes and more without the need of a hub or connection block.

In addition to the IRP Repeater Kits, the line includes high quality emitters, blasters, extension cables, and adapters to connect virtually any type of consumer electronics product. “Our new IR line is a game-changer,” notes Tim Leahy, product manager for OSD Audio. “IR repeater systems have been using the same connection technology for decades. Our line gives consumers and installers a plug and play solution that’s easier, more reliable, and more affordable than traditional systems.”

According to Leahy, the line vastly simplifies the installation process and is ideal for A/V, security and home automaton installers who spend hours hiding and installing connection blocks for IR systems. “Existing systems are bulky and sometimes double the price,” says Leahy. “Without a connection block, install time is literally cut in half.”

Elimination of the connection hub is just one of many features OSD Audio is promoting. The unique color and shape of the eye shells allow the IR signal to pass through easier and help deflect sunlight, as well as interference from plasma TVs, that can disrupt operation. In addition, all cables in the line have a durable but flexible outer jacket and are CL-rated for in-wall installation. IRP kits are available with single, dual, and triple emitters that can be easily expanded to control multiple electronics, and emitter extension cables can be added for longer runs without any degradation in the signal. The plug and play IRP Kits and accessories are available now at outdoorspeakerdepot.com.

Legendary ‘San Francisco Sound’ Artists Convene For AES Convention Special Event

From ‘Big Brother And The Holding Company To Country Joe McDonald

SAN FRANCISCO: Christopher Smith, Special Events Chair for the 133rd AES Convention, has collaborated with award-winning photographer, journalist Mr. Bonzai, on a special salute to “The Sounds Of San Francisco.” Set for Saturday, Oct. 27, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm, the panel will feature members of super-groups that helped create the soundtrack for ‘The Summer of Love.’ Also lending his keen perspective to the proceedings is Joel Selvin, a Bay-area journalist, who provided eyewitness coverage of those halcyon days for Rolling Stone, the LA Times, SF Chronicle, Billboard and Melody Maker.

Participants in this soulful ‘gathering of the tribe’ include: Big Brother And The Holding Company, founding member/songwriter/guitarist, Peter Albin; Huey Lewis And The News, bassist Michael Cipollina, and, Woodstock Festival legend, Country Joe McDonald

“Our panel looms as an historical, attitudinal, and philosophical show stopper.” Mr. Bonzai, aka David Goggin, remarked. “Their shared love of music, spirit of adventure and collective memories about this universally acknowledged high point in creativity, community and social awareness remains relevant today. And … it will totally rock. They’ll be mixing musical notes, recording anecdotes, and well-sewn wild oats. A high old time is guaranteed for all.”

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For a detailed Preliminary Calendar of Events please visit: http://www.aes.org/events/133/calendar/calendar.cfm

1. Country Joe (sans The Fish) at Woodstock, 1969
2. Peter Albin (right) with Big Brother And The Holding Company

The Audio Engineering Society was formed in 1948 by a group of concerned audio engineers. The AES counts over 14,000 members throughout the U.S., Latin America, Europe, Japan and the Far East. The organization serves as the pivotal force in the exchange and dissemination of technical information for the industry. For additional information visit http://www.aes.org

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Kramer Welcomes AV Veteran Darrin Kimsey as Central Regional Sales Support Engineer

Kramer Electronics is pleased to announce Darrin Kimsey has joined the Technical Support Department as a Sales Support Engineer for the Central Region.
Kimsey comes to Kramer Electronics USA with an extensive background in AV and Networking technology and support. Having been in the Pro AV industry for over 15 years, he holds InfoComm’s CTS certification, is a Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE) and a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). In his new role, he will be responsible for supporting the dealer/integrators in the central sales region for Kramer USA. He will provide first hand technical support and technical training, as well as general sales support along with the Kramer US central region sales team consisting of Regional Sales Manager, David Goldsmith, Associate Sales Manager, Zach Bright, and Inside Sales Associate, Michele Cree. Kramer will now have a 4−member, fulltime dedicated sales and technical support team for the central region.
“We are extremely pleased and also very excited to announce the addition of Darrin Kimsey to the Kramer Team,” stated Chris Kopin, VP of Technology. “Darrin brings a wealth of firsthand experience and knowledge to the position, and he is already well−known and highly respected in the central sales region by all of the dealer/integrators. He is a tremendous addition to our Kramer USA staff.”
Prior to joining Kramer, Kimsey worked as a Midwest Regional Application Specialist for Extron Electronics, and before that he worked for Automatic Data Processing (ADP) as the lead Network Administrator and Division Technical Trainer. He has taught at InfoComm, NSCA and regional dealer shows. Kimsey has also taught highly technical courses in networking principals, as well as several Microsoft Certified System Engineering tracks for several years at Elgin Community College, in Illinois.
“I am very excited about joining the team at Kramer,” Kimsey stated. “Their level of professionalism and support for customers exceeds expectations, and I cannot wait to assist in any way possible. I look forward to putting my experiences into practice.”
Kimsey currently resides in Elgin, IL, with his wife Monica and children Austin (13), and Alexa (9).

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Revolabs Opens New European Sales and Support Office

Located in Kent, U.K., New Site Provides Faster, More Convenient Support for Revolabs’ EMEA and Asia-Pacific Customers

SUDBURY, Mass. — Oct. 22, 2012 — In a strategic move to accommodate the needs of its growing number of multinational customers, Revolabs Inc. today announced that the company has opened a new sales and support office in Europe. Located in Tonbridge, Kent — 30 minutes outside of London — the new location provides more convenient pre- and post-sales support for Revolabs’ EMEA and Asia-Pacific customers.

“In the last few years, Revolabs’ client base has grown dramatically, with more and more multinational organizations investing in our technology for their high-profile meeting environments,” said Marc Cremer, COO at Revolabs. “The addition of a new office in Europe strengthens the company’s support infrastructure to meet the needs and expectations of our valued customers. When combined with our U.S. office, we can now offer nearly round-the-clock support globally.”

The European office provides Revolabs’ EMEA channel of distributors and integrators with a local source for pre- and post-sale support activities, greatly reducing response times. The company is able to service 80 percent of its European client base in person, as technicians can quickly travel to the key capital cities in the region. For Revolabs’ Asia-Pacific customers, the availability of European and U.S. offices provides more convenient access to the company’s unmatched telephone support. Additionally, Revolabs’ Chinese website — www.revolabs.com/?lang=zh-CN — is now live to support the company’s Chinese-speaking customers.

In addition to sales and support staff, the new site features a video conference demonstration link, which allows Revolabs’ partners and customers to dial into and hear the far end quality of the company’s HD microphones for video and audio conferencing.

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About Revolabs
Revolabs Inc. is the premier provider of wireless audio solutions for unified communications, enterprise collaboration, and professional audio applications across a wide range of markets. Offering unmatched audio quality that allows users to “hear every word,” the company’s wireless conferencing and microphone systems are utilized across the globe for a variety of applications, from webcasts and video conferencing to podcasts and broadcasting. Combining the ultimate in flexibility with sleek, stylish form factors, Revolabs solutions cut the cord, facilitating natural mobility by allowing participants to move about a workspace and still be heard, without being held back by wires. Leading the way in innovation, the company continues to add to its portfolio of value-added audio systems with products such as the new Revolabs FLX(TM) wireless conference phone, which provides superior performance for video and audio conference calls, public address systems, and more. Revolabs systems are secure (encrypted), rechargeable (environmentally friendly), and GSM-impervious. The company is headquartered in Sudbury, Mass., and can be reached at +1-800-326-1088 or www.revolabs.com.

PR Link: www.ingearpr.com/Revolabs/121022.zip

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Stampede’s Industry-Leading Big Book of AV App Downloaded By More Than 2000 ProAV Dealers In Less Than Two Months!

Underscoring the impact apps are having on the entire ProAV marketplace, Stampede Presentation Products Inc., North America’s largest high value added ProAV distributor, today announced that more than 2,000 dealers have downloaded the company’s Big Book of AV app for iPhone®, iPad®, and Android® devices — an achievement made even more remarkable by the fact that the app was introduced less than two months ago, according to Stampede President & COO Kevin Kelly.

“Apps are a very big part of the future of the ProAV industry, and we’re tapping into that trend in a major way by making our industry leading 1,000 page BBOAV catalog available for download,” said Kelly.

“What’s more, at the current rate of downloads, we expect that more than half of our 11,000 dealers will have downloaded the Big Book app by the end of the year, meaning that a majority of our dealers will have access to our industry leading dealer resource, wherever they go.”

A total of 19 new manufacturer product lines have been added to the 2012 Big Book of AV catalog, including Chorus Call (Unified Communications), Christie (Commercial Displays, Micro Tiles, Projectors), Clear One (Unified Communications), DynaScan (Commercial Flat Panels and Digital Signage Solutions), Horizon Displays (Classroom, Digital Signage, and Touch Screen Solutions), IO Gear (Audio-Video Distribution, Presentation Accessories, and Digital Signage), Navitar, (Non-Lens Digital Signage) Marshall Electronics (Security Cameras, Commercial Flat Panels, Unified Communications, and Microphones), Olens (Projectors and Home Audio), Panasonic (Security Products), Peerless (Non-Mount Digital Signage and Education Products), Phoenix Audio (Commercial Audio and Unified Communications), RADVISION (Unified Communications), Room Pro (Unified Communications, Carts/Racks/Cases, and Classroom Solutions), Samsung (Commercial Flat Panels), Screen Innovations (Projection Screens), TTUFF (Digital Signage Solutions), Ultimate Support (Pro Audio), and Xantech (ATON product line).

The physical version of the 2012 Big Book of AV was introduced to Stampede’s dealers at INFOCOMM 2012, and features information on more than 7,967 products from more 90 manufacturers, making it the single largest resource guide in the entire industry. The book itself weighs more than four pounds and is just shy of 1,000 pages. What’s more, dealers will have the opportunity to custom imprint their logo on the cover of the catalog.

The 2012 catalog once again includes enhanced QuickLink® barcodes. These codes allow readers the opportunity to obtain further information about various products by scanning the codes with their smartphone, to be directed to digital information about the products on the page, either via videos about the products or a direct connection to one of Stampede’s call center representatives.

About Stampede
Known for its value-added distribution, Amherst, New York-based Stampede is the leading distributor of presentation equipment including LCD/DLP projectors and flat panel displays. Stampede provides a complete range of brand name presentation equipment to a variety of audio/video, computer and home theater resellers and integrators in the United States, Canada and Latin America. These resellers rely on Stampede for value-added services in distribution, marketing and solution-based sales. Stampede annually produces the “Big Book of AV,” a nearly 1,000-page catalog and companion website (www.BigBookofAV.com) that provide hundreds of sales, installation and spec tips for Stampede’s dealers in addition to product details on more than 5,000 SKUs. For more information on Stampede, log onto www.stampedeglobal.com.

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Canon Wins 2012 Technology & Engineering Emmy® Award

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., October 22, 2012 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today that Canon Inc. will be recognized at the 64th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy® Awards for “Improvements to Large Format CMOS Imagers for Use in High Definition Broadcast Video Cameras.” Presented by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS), the Technology & Engineering Emmy® Awards honor development and innovation in broadcast technology and recognize companies, organizations and individuals for breakthroughs in technology that have a significant effect on television engineering.

Canon debuted its award-winning large format CMOS image sensor in its acclaimed EOS C300 Digital Cinema Camera in November of 2011 at a global launch event held at Paramount Studios in Hollywood. By exploring alternatives to the established Bayer color filter array algorithms, Canon was able to achieve an overall image quality capture through its CMOS sensor that has helped bring digital cinema closer to the superb aesthetics associated with 35 mm motion picture film.

“We are honored to receive this recognition from NATAS for our work on large format sensors,” said Masaya Maeda, managing director and chief executive, Image Communication Products Operations, Canon Inc. “We see this award as a testament to the warm acceptance that the film and television production community has extended to us as we’ve partnered with them over the last year to help tell their stories. It also serves as further incentive for our continued commitment to the entertainment industry.”

In November 2011, Canon announced its full-fledged entry into the theatrical motion picture, television programming and television commercial production industries with the launch of the Cinema EOS System. Over the past 10 months, the Company has introduced a total of three high-definition, high-performance Cinema EOS digital cinema cameras—the EOS C300 Digital Cinema Camera, the EOS C500 4K Digital Cinema Camera and the compact, lightweight EOS C100 Digital Video Camera—all built around Canon’s innovative Super 35-mm CMOS image sensor technology specifically developed for Cinema EOS motion image capture. Separately, the EOS-1D C 4K DSLR Cinema Camera, equipped with an 18.1-megapixel full frame (36 mm x 24 mm) CMOS image sensor, also joined the Cinema EOS product family in April of this year. For professional photographers, and independent and student filmmakers, Canon has also introduced the EOS 5D Mark III digital SLR camera, building on the strong success of the EOS 5D Mark II in film and television production.

The Technology & Engineering Emmy® Award will be presented on January 10, 2013, during the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $45.6 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2011† and is one of Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies in 2012. In 2012, for the ninth consecutive year, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers’ Choice Award for Service and Reliability. Committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, Canon U.S.A. provides 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company’s RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss.
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†Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.

All referenced product names, and other marks, are trademarks of their respective owners.

Specifications and availability are subject to change without notice.

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